Education Library

Available Material

At the moment, the library houses about 5 000 books. These are categorised as follows:-

  • Reference Books -These must be read in the library only and are not available for borrowing e.g. dictionaries, directories , encyclopaedias etc.

  • Reserve Books - These are the most heavily used books and must be returned to the library the following day before 9:00am. Failure to comply attracts a fine. For the amount, see Circulation Services .

  • Short Term Loan -This is material in the Education Library that can be borrowed for short periods of upto 3 days. For fines visit Circulation Services.

  • Ordinary Books -This is ordinary material which students can borrow for periods of up to 14 days. For fines visit Circulation Services.




 University of Zimbabwe Faculty of Education Building

University of Zimbabwe
Churchill Avenue
Mt. Pleasant
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The Education Library is open to graduate students,members of staff, and other approved users as will be determined by the University Librarian.

Opening Hours


Monday-Thursday       0800HRS - 1630HRS

Friday                          0800HRS - 1600HRS


Monday-Thursday      0800HRS – 1245HRS   1400HRS - 1630HRS

Friday                         0800HRS – 1245HRS   1400HRS - 1600HRS

Closed for Lunch       1245HRS – 1400HRS



  • Binding Services

Spiral binding service is available for a fee.

  • Photocopying Services

    These are available to all library users and are chargeable.

    Audio and visual tapes

These are available and can be borrowed overnight only.

  • Inter-Library Loans Services

    For sourcing Books and journals that are not available in the library.

  • Library Orientation Tours

    Available to all new students and any other library user on request.